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Poroporoaki for Te Iria Whiu

Monday, 6 July 2015, 5:36 pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party grieves today at the passing of an outstanding educator, a beloved kuia of Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Ahi, a treasured mother and grandmother, Te Iria Marama Whiu. More >>


Sunday, 5 July 2015, 7:21 pm | The Maori Party

The Maori Party grieves today at the passing of an outstanding educator, a beloved kuia of Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Ahi, a treasured mother and grandmother, Te Iria Marama Whiu More >>

Māori Party celebrates free doctors visits for under 13's

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 8:34 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud that from tomorrow, all whānau will be able to take their babies and children under 13 to the doctors for free and get free prescription medicines. More >>

Water quality warnings should be heeded

Friday, 19 June 2015, 4:16 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the latest findings by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment who has released two reports today on New Zealand’s need to address the state of freshwater (Wai Māori) in Aotearoa. More >>

Mana Movement Hui

Friday, 19 June 2015, 12:26 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party President, Naida Glavish has confirmed that the recent notice by Mana Movement issued on 14 June incorrectly states that the hui to be held in Tamaki Makaurau on Sunday 21 June will include the Māori Party. More >>

Farwell to a hard-working champion of Te Tai Hauāuru

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 12:02 pm | The Maori Party

E te taonga a te mate, takahia atu rā te ara whānui a tane, whakangaro atu rā ki te pō e, moe mai rā. More >>

Westpac needs to keep face with Te Tairāwhiti

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 11:48 am | The Maori Party

"The proposed closure of the only bank from Ōpōtiki to Gisborne in Ruatorea will have a massive impact on the East Coast community,” says Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox, following a community meeting held last night. "The proposed loss ... More >>

Māori Party mourns with Te Arawa

Friday, 5 June 2015, 4:12 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party are shocked and saddened by the unexpected loss of Mauriora Kingi (Te Arawa, Ngāti Raukawa) just days after he was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. More >>

Urgency needed on the state of Housing NZ homes

Friday, 5 June 2015, 2:11 pm | The Maori Party

“The preventable death of two year old Emma-Lita Bourne who lived in a damp and cold HNZ home is a travesty and it should be a sharp wake-up call for the Government. “It cannot continue to sit on its hands while whānau are living in properties ... More >>

Māori Party backs Ngāti Whātua

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 2:12 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is calling on the Government to honour its Treaty of Waitangi settlement with local iwi, Ngāti Whātua. More >>

Māori Party congratulates Hon Dr Pita Sharples

Monday, 1 June 2015, 1:34 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the high recognition bestowed upon one of the party’s founding co-leader’s Hon Dr Pita Sharples (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi te Kikiri o te Rangi, Ngāti Pahauwera). More >>

Rotorua District Council leads on Māori representation

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 1:54 pm | The Maori Party

Rotorua District Council leads the way on Māori representation “Racism has been defeated by fairness, justice and reason today,” said Māori Party co-leader and Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell in response to Te Arawa winning their battle for better ... More >>

Māori Party secures more support for Māori housing

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:08 pm | The Maori Party

Supporting whānau Māori to improve their housing conditions, is a key aim of the $35.3 million the Māori Party has secured. More >>

Māori Party secures essential funding for Whānau Ora

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:00 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party co-leaders are proud to announce a 29% increase to the current level of funding for Whānau Ora outcomes. “Whānau remain at the core of Māori Party decision making and Budget 2015 reflects this” says Hon Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

Māori Party delivers for vulnerable whānau

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 2:59 pm | The Maori Party

For the first time in 43 years, as a result of the Māori Party’s relentless focus on supporting whānau, and through the establishment of the Ministerial Committee on Poverty, $790 million in support today through Budget 2015 will be directed towards ... More >>

Māori intelligence and innovation on point

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 9:16 am | The Maori Party

“Bring on the smart Māori,” says Māori Party co-leader Marama Fox in response to Māori throughout New Zealand taking up support secured by the party to advance tāngata whenua innovation. More >>

Unjust requirements on Māori wards

Saturday, 16 May 2015, 12:47 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is disappointed but not surprised by the outcome of the referendum on the establishment of Māori wards for the New Plymouth District Council (NPDC). More >>

Māori Party Welcomes Māori Centre of Research Excellence

Monday, 11 May 2015, 5:39 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is pleased that funding for a Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) for the next five years has been confirmed. Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga was announced as one of the four new CoRE to receive funding by the Tertiary Education, ... More >>

The Māori Party mourns the loss of a great orator

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 1:11 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders, Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell, have today expressed their deep sadness at the sudden passing of a statesman and tribal leader, Ērima Henare of Te Aupōuri, Ngāi Takoto, Ngāti Kuri, Ngāti Kahu, Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti ... More >>

He maimai aroha – Henrietta Maxwell

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 8:58 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party laments the loss of kuia Henrietta Maxwell; an inspirational pioneer in the revitalisation of te reo rangatira; a founding champion of the kōhanga reo movement and a beloved mother and nanny to many mokopuna throughout Aotearoa. More >>



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